Gabbard receives Association of Division III Independents men’s basketball Player of the Week award

Gabbard receives Association of Division III Independents men’s basketball Player of the Week award

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – UC Santa Cruz senior forward Sam Gabbard (Vacaville, Calif.) has been awarded the Association of Division III Independents men's basketball Player of the Week. Gabbard averaged 19.5 points, 12.3 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game in six games. The senior had a double-double with 16 points and ten rebounds at Lewis & Clark on December 19th and added a career-high three blocks. The forward also passed the 1,000-point mark in his career and is now seventh in school history. Gabbard had a week-high 26 points on 8-of-15 shooting with 16 rebounds at Whittier on December 29th.